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Birmingham City University

Health Studies (Public Health) with Foundation Year

UCAS Code: B91F

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

D,D,D

A maximum of three subjects are considered. Other 6-unit qualifications can be considered in lieu of one or two A-level subjects. Must include either Health & Social Care or a Social Scienceat a grade C or above. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Extended Project not accepted.

AS

A,A-E,E

72 tariff points from A maximum of two AS-level subjects can be considered along with either two A-levels, two 6-unit BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma. Must include either Health & Social Care or a Social Scienceat a grade C or above. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Extended Project not accepted

Full award 60 credits Must be in a health-related pathway. with a minimum of 45 at Level 3 including 18 at Merit or Distinction in a Science or Health related subject and 15 at Level 2. Mathematics and English Language GCSE grade 4 or an acceptable equivalent should be achieved prior to application GCSE equivilences only from Access Courses achieved prior to 2014, except for 2 Year Part Time Courses started within the 12/13 academic year. 12 Credits must be achieved at Level 2 + and certificate must state 'GCSE Equivalent' GCSE science is not required for Access students.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

grade 4 Must include Maths & English language. Must have been achieved at the point of application Only functional Skills & Key Skills are considered equivalent qualifications in lieu of GCSE subjects. If an applicant is studying an Access qualification or has already achieved an acceptable Level 3+ qualification, but is missing an acceptable Level 2 qualification, then they will be asked to complete Functional Skills Level 2 Maths and/or English Language (as applicable) by the 31st July alongside the GCSE they are studying.

HNC (BTEC)

P

In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent

HND (BTEC)

P

In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

Obtain a minimum of 24 points overall Students who do not complete the IB Diploma and who achieve the minimum of 10 points from two High Level subjects, will be considered on the basis of their IB Certificates and alongside other acceptable level 3 qualifications to meet 72 UCAS Tariff Points

Pass the Irish Leaving Certificate with a minimum of 72 tariff points, achieved in four Higher level subjects. This must include Maths and English Language taken at either Ordinary level (minimum grade O1-O4 (or A-C/A1-C3)) or Higher level (minimum grade H5/D1). to include a science or social science

O4 minimum in maths and English if not achieved at Higher level

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

D*D

In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent Early Years not accepted

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

MMP

In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent Early Years not accepted

Must be offered along with either one A-levels, one BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma to achieve a minimum of 72 tariff points In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent

OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma

D*D

Must be offered along with either one A-levels, one BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma to achieve a minimum of 72 tariff points In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DM

Must be offered along with either one A-level, 2 AS-levels or one BTEC Subsidiary Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma qualification to achieve a minimum of 72 tariff points. In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent Early Years not accepted

Must be offered along with either 1 A-levels, 1 BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma to achieve a minimum of 72 tariff points In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent Early Years not accepted

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMP

In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent Early Years not accepted

Must be offered along with either 1 A-levels, 1 BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma to achieve a minimum of 72 tariff points In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent Early Years not accepted

Achieve a minimum of 72 tariff points achieved in either three Advanced Highers or from a combination of two Advanced Highers plus two Highers. Where three Advanced Highers have been taken achieve a minimum of grades DDD. Where a combination of Highers and Advanced Highers have been taken you must achieve (grades of DD in two Advanced Highers plus grades of DD in two Highers). General Studies and Critical Thinking

72 tariff points General Studies and Critical Thinking not accepted

UCAS Tariff

72
25%
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About this course


Course option

4years

Full-time including foundation year | 2019

Health Studies (Public Health) with Foundation Year.

Do you want to make a positive impact on issues affecting the health of the population, individuals and local communities - like poverty, pollution, poor housing, access to good quality, affordable food and health inequalities? If you want a fulfilling career that will provide you with a real sense of achievement, then apply now for this foundation degree course.

By studying a foundation year, your first year will be spent learning a wide range of broad subject areas which then open up opportunities for you to specialise further in your next year – which would be the first year of a full degree programme.

For 2019/20 entry all applicants will be required to attend an interview for this course.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

City South Campus, Edgbaston

Department:

School of Health Sciences

TEF rating:

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